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Scheduled Start Date: Feb 28, 2018
Committed Completion: Apr 28, 2018
Projected Completion: Mar 29, 2018

  • Walnut back & sides

  • Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top

  • Walnut body binding

  • Walnut rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Walnut binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with amber buttons

  • Walnut & Maple Signature Headplate

  • K&K Twin Spot pickup

Hand-crafted in the USA by Gordon & Char Mayer and Aaron Keim. Each instrument is numbered & signed.

 

Wood Grade: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Dec 31

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Dec 31

glue in tail block

3

Jan 4

rout & glue-in end graft, kerf top edge, kerf bottom edge, brace back

4

Jan 5

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jan 5

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Feb 8

clean up body, rout dovetail, drill tuner holes, glue fretboard onto neck, rout binding channels, glue in top binding

7

Feb 9

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Feb 12

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Feb 13

first coat of oil

10

Feb 16

second coat of oil

11

Feb 17

third coat of oil

12

Feb 19

fourth coat of oil

13

Feb 20

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Mar 29

make saddle, (put in pickup, if any), cut nut, final fretwork, put in tuners, put on strings

 
Original Wood Set